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Paul Ryan 6, U.s. 5, Us 4, Maryland 3, America 3, Humana 3, China 3, Libya 3, Mitt Romney 3, Marckel Ross 2, Romney 2, Navy 2, Abc 2, Clinton 2, Fairfax 2, Shaun Smyth 1, Boston 1, Winchester 1, Martinsburg 1, Sea 1,
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    September 14, 2012
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

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load in america. but mitt romney doesn't seeee it. under the romney plan, a middle class family will pay an average of up to $2,000 more a year taxes. while at the same time giving multi-millionaires like himself a $250,000 tax cut so, romney hits the middle class harder... and gives millionaires an even bigger break. is that the e way foard for america? i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc-7 news at 5:00 -- on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncquicks two universities in two states have been evacuated because of bomb threats. a man with a middle eastern accent called the university of
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texas in austin claiming to have placed bombs all over campus. he said he was with al qaeda. he also said the bombs would explode in 90 minutes. north fargo also has been evacuated. the website says it is also because of a bomb threat but we do not have more details. we will continue to follow this story on air and online at wjla.com. anti-u.s. protests in the as people target more than embassies. >> apparently, they are easily identifying american institutions, including fast- food restaurants. >> we just got word from the white house moments ago that president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton will be at joint space andrews this afternoon when the bodies of the four americans killed in libya are returned to american soil. in the meantime, news of even more unrest worldwide as protesters have set fire to cars
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parked at the embassy in tunisia. >> this afternoon, protesters have continued to take to the streets in several countries including pakistan yemen indonesia, sudan and iraq. the outrage across the middle east sparked by an anti-muslim film made in the u.s. that mocked the profit muhammed. the everywhere, and now several prominent religious leaders are asking moslems worldwide to remain calm, despite their anger over the film. in libya the parliamentary precedents -- president said he regrets that four americans were killed in an attack. the victims have been identified as u.s. ambassador chris stevens, state department
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employee shaun smyth, and two navy -- sean smith and two navy seals. >> i am very devastated that this happened. >> family members say the other navy seal was 42-year-old glen dougherty of massachusetts. >> he was my brother, and if you as his friends, he was there brother as well. >> the president and secretary clinton are expected to make remarks at andrews later this afternoon. a team of fbi agents is on the way to libya to help with the investigation there. four people have been arrested for the attacks at the u.s. consulate. >> abc-seven will have your coverage throughout the day to day on air and on line. for instant updates turn to wjla.com. >> a man convicted of trying to
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bomb the u.s. capitol building has now been sentenced to 30 years in prison. amine el-khalifi was arrested in february in an fbi sting operation. he was offered martyrdom payments of $30,000 a month for his family if he carried through with the attack. >> police are doing everything they can to find amber stanley. >> the murder case still a mystery. this afternoon and all morning long, police have been going around area shopping centers coffee shops grocery stores, passing out these fires. they're even going to hold a community meeting on the 26 of this month trying to break this case. >> somebody saw something somewhere, at some point. >> police are trying hard to
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find that someone. today, they're armed with fliers walking through the shopping centers not far from where 17- year-old amber was killed. as in other week comes and goes, police are still baffled with little to go on, and this community is becoming more and more impatient. >> people are coming together to make sure that this case comes to a close. >> police and the morning informing residents and talking to people who could perhaps shed some light on what happened. one man took a stack of crime fliers back to work with him. >> as a parent, i would want the person who did this to be found. that is why ask for more fliers to post a my job. >> we know the honor roll student was in her bedroom when the man kicked in the front door, walked upstairs and shot her a number of times. her foster sister and sister re- managed -- and sister managed to escape unharmed.
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police tell us there was a warrant out for the 17-year-old foster child for an unrelated matter. she is now on the custody of protective services in montgomery county. who killed her sister is still a mystery. >> we do not have any new developments. >> of the murder of amber, and the murder of marckel ross, who was gunned down while walking to high-school this week. police do not believe the cases are connected, but they say at this point everything is a possibility. >> central high school paying tribute to 18-year-old marckel ross, who was shot and killed while walking to high-school. for many, the pain of the incident is still sinking in. >> i just feel that they still
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do not even believe it has happened to him. >> so far, police do not have a motive for the crime and no arrest has been made. the school is accepting cash and money order donations for a memorial fund in his name. >> steve rubin is here now with a look at our first forecast. >> a little filtered sun shine outside as we move through friday afternoon but good news, we will get this cold front and a few showers out of the way and the upcoming weekend, not so bad. temperatures quite comfortable 77 that reagan national right now. clouds beginning to increase from the rest. allegheny county already looking at some clouds. the cold front arrives later this evening. we will have more on that in just a few minutes. your travel forecast not so bad. looking for clear sailing or flying across the midwest and the south. full details coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you.
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look at this amazing video we got earlier this morning. one man is in custody facing multiple charges after this police chase. this was about 5:00 this morning. the suspect led officers on to the beltway. he was wanted in connection with first-degree assault charges against an officer. he ran several cruisers and is being charged with numerous traffic offenses as well as criminal charges. >> a man is hospitalized after an accident involving a metro bus. it happened around 9:00 this morning around sixth and east st. in southwest washington. the buses did not hit the man but hit a barrier. the barrier then fell and hit the man while he was walking. he had to be taken to an area hospital but we are told his injuries were not serious. >> also new today, a construction worker hospitalized after falling some 30 feet.
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the alexandria fire department responded to this call at madison and north hendry. the worker fell through an opening in a concrete parking deck under construction. because of the accident is still under investigation. -- because of the accident is still under investigation. >> a woman stabbed a man in the 300 block of bryan street yesterday, killing him. the deadly confrontation started with the man heading the woman. we're looking into the story and will have much more coming up tonight at 5:00. >> the fed announced a plan to bolster the u.s. economy and that sent stocks up in anticipation. the experts are not sure the plan will do all that much. economists say rates and mortgages are already just above all-time lows and that lessens the impact of the move to buy more bonds.
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one thing that is expected to boost the economy slightly, is the new apple iphone. it could add half a percentage point to annual growth according to the chief u.s. economist at j.p. morgan. in comparison, the fed plan is expected to boost the economy by one-fifth of a percentage point at best. >> this morning hospital officials tell the ground- breaking ceremony for their new cancer center. it will become the fourth hospital within the system to provide radiation therapy. >> hopping on the campaign trail now, president obama will attend a campaign event at a private residence in thedistrict tonight. the first lady will be at a fund-raiser in the district this afternoon. joe biden and his wife will attend three events in minnesota. >> meantime, republicans are keeping their focus on virginia.
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a day after mitt romney's dump in fairfax, his younger son greg is -- and mitt romney stumped in fairfax, his younger son greg is visiting the area. paul ryan will attend a rally in harrisonburg. much more to come here on abc seven years. a final farewell -- on abc 7 news, a final farewell to neil armstrong. >> the boss is coming back to d.c., and there is good news if you want tickets to the show tonight. >> and steve is back with a look at i'm barack obama and i approve
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this message. some of our children's greatest experiences have been in the smaller classrooms. vo: but mitt romney says class sizes don't matter... and he supports paul ryan's budget which could cut education by 20%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test... these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education,
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to want the very best public education system for your children.
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>> after yesterday's emotional memorial service, the first man to walk on the moon will be laid to rest today. the astronauts neil armstrong will be buried at sea. he died last month at the age of 82 after complications from heart surgery. >> work on several metro lines could make it tough to get around this weekend. the green line trains are not running from college park to the
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belt. there will be shuttle buses available. orange line trains will be single track between vienna and west falls church and the blue line will be a single track between stadium and morgan boulevard. the metro will open early on sunday. trains will start running at 6:00 a.m. to help out with the navy-air force half marathon. >> a lot to keep an eye on this weekend. big concert tonight. are we going to stay dry? >> i believe national park will be dry. we have some of the coolest air we have seen in quite some time, a welcome change. but daytime highs on sunday are only in the mid-70's. outside, clouds had rolled in from the west. a few breaks are expected in the afternoon hours. right now we have mostly cloudy skies. to the west, that is where the clouds are beginning to break apart for the time being. 77 degrees at reagan national
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airport, dew point levels in the lower 60's. a bit breezy outside. wind gusts earlier around 50 miles per hour. and they'll now 76 degrees. -- 15 miles per hour. temperatures across the area not so bad. 74 in martinsburg, winchester, 72, 78 in quantico, 80 in fredericksburg. you can see the cold front is right over here behind central ohio. temperatures are only in the 50's for detroit. warning of a bit more in chicago, 68 degrees. plenty of warm up and down the east coast. new york and boston both looking at 70 degrees. here are the clouds moving in from the west. well to the west of us, we have some showers.
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these showers are expected to meet up with the drier air across the mid-atlantic. that will move across our area later tonight and early tomorrow morning. here is our future cast moving through the next 48 hours. highs will be around 80 degrees. the clouds increase later on tonight. the showers really fizzle out. saturday, comfortable temperatures, a 70-80, and clear for the day on sunday. partly cloudy and comfortable today, 78-83 for the daytime high. tonight, the concert looks dry. temperatures 56-64. the extended outlook shows our temperatures will remain comfortable. sunday and monday, better chance for widespread showers, even some heavier rain as we move into monday night and tuesday. we have a very interesting blog just posted on wjla.com talking
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about how much rain we could see. some areas may see over an inch or two. >> they need it. >> exactly. we are about 5 inches below average. >> tonight the pri's springsteen concert starts at 7:30 p.m. -- the bruce springsteen concert starts at 7:30 p.m. i just went on the nationals website and face value tickets lower level, right now. act quick. >> thank you for the heads up. in the heat of the presidential election season, there are some players whose influence human not think about. editorial cartoonists are descending on washington, including two is working probably recognize. how do they choose who to lampoon and what is funny? tonight at 5:00, we're going to
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talk to some of the cartoonists who could have an impact on who becomes the nation's next president. >> coming out, a new study links de bourse and strokes. >> researchers say there is a party -- that links divorce want
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>> a new study suggests a link between the force and stroke. researchers say man whose parents -- divorce and stroke. we citrus say a man whose parents are divorced r -- researchers say a man whose parents are divorced is three times more likely to have a stroke. it could be linked to a hormone that causes stress. >>john, i have to ask you, how many times do you have to bite your tongue to not get involved sooner than you have to? >> we have learned to measure it pretty well. we wait and wait. we want it to go as far as it can, but on the other hand, we do not want it to blow out of control. it takes patience. >> i felt like you were more
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subtle with the topics you were exploring this time. in past seasons i have watched and said, i would definitely jump in on this one. some of these i would have to wait and watch. >> absolutely. you never know what you're going to do until you are in that situation. we are back this year with a brand new season. there will be lots of laughter, tears, stunning interventions and of course, touching acts of kindness from everyday american heroes that always make your heart warm at the end. >> give us a sample of what we're going to see as we kick off this new season. >> you are at a restaurant and you see a businessman about to interview somebody for a job. he has a resume from somebody named terry that looks stellar. he thinks terry is a man. in what the applicant and it is a woman. this chauvinist proceeds to tellers she is too pretty for
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this job. i see you are engaged. you will probably want to take off time to get a wedding dress and then you will get married and may be pregnant. maybe you are not the right person for the job. what would you do if you were confronted with that? >> i think it might be good that she is finding out all this up front and she is thinking, this is not the job for me. >> we look forward to the new season. >> thank you. >> check that out tonight on "what would you do?" i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birtcontrol. we can't afford d to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this
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in decades.
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anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six x thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues ha faced a crisis like this
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in decades. >> fingers crossed for no rain now but we do need it at some point. >> the concert is going to be dry. further west may see a shower or two pop up. the final system will mainly go across the area dry. temperatures tomorrow a little cooler, in the 70's. next best chance for some heavy rain will come monday or tuesday. we need every drop we can get. >> let's have a dry weekend and then it can rain on monday. >> i love that idea. i will be on vacation next week.
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[ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screeningsand birth h control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't thin